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Antarctica Expedition Arrives and Sets Out to Sea

Dr. Phil Bart and his team of student researchers have landed in Antarctica and set out to sea for 29 days of research in the Ross Sea.


Phil Bart's Expedition in Antarctica

A student research team led by Dr. Phil Bart has made its way to Antarctica to begin an expedition into the Ross Sea. The team will be at sea collecting geophysical and geological data onboard the Nathaniel B. Palmer RV ice breaker ship for 29 days before returning to land and making their way back to Baton Rouge. 

Senior David Rau Places 2nd at the LSU Undergraduate Research Conference

Congratulations to geology and geophysics senior David Rau for placing second at the LSU Undergraduate Research Conference sponsored by the LSU Office of Strategic Initiatives. David worked alongside Dr. Sophie Warny and PhD student Marie Thomas on his poster: "Comparison of HF and non-HF Palynological Techniques: A case study on Modern Sediments from the Gulf of Papua."

MS and PhD opportunities in Geology and Geophysics

The department of Geology and Geophysics at Louisiana State University invites applicants for graduate studies in both the MS and PhD programs. In particular, students interested in Geophysics, Palynology, and Antartic Climate & Ecology are being sought by our faculty. Click View More below to learn more about the application process and these opportunities.  

Live Oak Dedicated to Arnold Bouma

One of LSU's stately live oak trees has been dedicated to the memory of Dr. Arnold Bouma. A group of his former students along with his family celebrated the dedication on October 8, 2014 with a small ceremony and luncheon in his honor.